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  • Pardons issued to 1,000s of gay and bi men

    THOUSANDS of gay and bisexual men convicted of now-abolished sexual offences were posthumously pardoned yesterday as the so-called “Turing’s Law” took effect.

    The pardons, which were first announced last year, have now been officially rubber-stamped after the Policing...

    Wednesday 1st Feb 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Double-edged message from code-breaking drama

    PAUL FOLEY recommends a nuanced play about mathematical genius Alan Turing

    Thursday 3rd Nov 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Arts

  • Posthumous pardons ‘too little too late’

    POSTHUMOUS pardons for deceased men with convictions for having gay sex will not resolve the injustices suffered by thousands, campaigners said yesterday.

    Men convicted over consensual same-sex relationships before the law was changed will soon have their names cleared if a relative...

    Friday 21st Oct 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Labour promises pardons for historical gay convictions

    Gay men with convictions for homosexual activity under historical indecency laws will be pardoned under a Labour government, Ed Milband pledged yesterday.

    New legislation known as Turing’s Law — in memory of Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing, who was given a posthumous pardon...

    Wednesday 4th Mar 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Tender Turing tribute

    The tragic story of the man who broke the Enigma codes in WWII is beautifully brought to the screen, says MARIA DUARTE

    Friday 14th Nov 2014

    posted by Morning Star in Arts

  • War targets

    There was a bellicose slant to some of the big-name films at this year’s London Film Festival, says MARIA DUARTE

    Wednesday 22nd Oct 2014

    posted by Morning Star in Arts